Fortress announces partnership with Global Business Alliance

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Peter Kassabov

Co-founder & Executive Chairman

Peter Kassabov, Co-founder & Executive Chairman

Prior to founding Fortress, Peter founded Digital Risk LLC, a mortgage risk analytics and compliance solutions provider to the U.S. mortgage market. While at Digital Risk, Peter was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011. In 2013, Peter sold Digital Risk to Mphasis, a subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard. Prior to Digital Risk, Peter founded Connextions Health LLC, an integrated direct-to-consumer healthcare insurance sales, complex disease management, and wellness services company that provided predictive modeling solutions to major clients such as United Healthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Health Net, and Cedars Sinai, among others. Prior to founding Connextions Health LLC, Peter founded a major BPO and systems integration firm called Connextions Inc. in 1999, which provided integrated CRM and supply-chain solutions to major clients such as Mercedes Benz, Olympus, Earthlink, Chase Manhattan, and Nextel, among others. Peter earned a Master of Science degree in Engineering from HIACE Institute in Sofia, Bulgaria.

“We chose to go into cybersecurity. Our mission now is to hopefully prevent another crisis like what happened in the financial industry.” - Peter